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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to refer to location)
2. (used to refer to thoughts)
a. about Spain
Cada vez que pienso en España, se me aguan los ojos. Tengo tantos buenos recuerdos del tiempo que pasé allá.Every time I think about Spain, my eyes water. I have so many fond memories from my time there.
b. of Spain
Cuando pienso en España, pienso en corrida de toros y flamenco, pero no hay mucho de eso aquí en Barcelona.When I think of Spain, I think of bullfighting and flamenco, but there isn’t much of that here in Barcelona.
3. (used to refer to visits)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Has estado en España alguna vez? - No, pero quiero ir.Have you ever been to Spain? - No, but I want to go.
La primera vez que estuve en España fue en el 2008.The first time I went to Spain was in 2008.
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